At least three militants affiliated with the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) were killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The Ministry of Defense (MoD) in a statement said the airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Achin district.
The source further added that a weapons and munitions depot of the terror group was targeted in the airstrike and as a result at least three militants were killed.
According to the Ministry of Defense, several weapons, munitions, and explosives were also destroyed during the airstrike.
Nangarhar has been among the relatively calm provinces in East of Afghanistan but the terror groups have been attempting to expand their insurgency in this province during the recent years.